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‘I transform, re-manipulate western traditions of music’

‘I transform, re-manipulate western traditions of music’

Belgian saxophonist and composer Fabrizio Cassol on his new collaborative projects, creative process and more

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We try to make entertaining songs and people connect: Maati Baani

We try to make entertaining songs and people connect: Maati Baani

Mumbai-based World Music band Maati Baani performed at the first edition of the Ranthambore Festival in January. They share with The Punch the ebb and flow of their creative journey, their experiments with music and their global collaborations

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Joy of Music: Notes from the Mahindra Blues Festival 2017

Joy of Music: Notes from the Mahindra Blues Festival 2017

The annual blues pilgrimage in Mumbai scored high with a range of eclectic acts and celebrated crooners: Blackstratblues to Blu, Janiva Magness to Grainne Duffy, Shemekia Copeland to Billy Gibbons. A round-up.

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The Universe Has a Strange Sense of Humour by Blackstratblues

The Universe Has a Strange Sense of Humour by Blackstratblues

Blackstratblues is among the select Blues bands that are constantly pushing the genre into the mainstream. Warren Mendonsa is a living legend, but with a decidedly unassuming demeanour.

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Tracker by Mark Knopfler

Tracker by Mark Knopfler

Tracker is like a tracking device on Knopfler, who seems to be travelling on a highway, singing songs of a bygone time

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